Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Saturday on Stage and Serenata for June
Saturday on StageÂ presents what I blithely call “Opera and More” every Saturday at 1:30Â Classical 101. The program is preceded byÂ SerenataÂ at 1 p.m. , which centers on the art song. Music for solo voice-usually-with solo piano-usually. As you will see, there’s lots of room to maneuver!
Here is the schedule for both programs for June.
Serenata:Â The Sunset of Ottorino Respighi: The cantataÂ Il tramontoÂ and song
Saturday on Stage:Â Â Puccini:Â Manon LescautÂ with Mirella Freni and Placido Doming
Serenata:Â A French oriental touch, melodies by Maurice Ravel
Saturday on Stage: Delibes:Â LakmeÂ with Natalie Dessay, Gregory Kunde and Jose van Dam
Serenata: Â The World of Alexander Zemlinsky
Saturday on Stage: MozartÂ The Marriage of FigaroÂ with Bo Skovhus, Sylvia McNair, Cecilia Bartoli and Lucio Gallo. Conducted by Claudio Abbado
Serenata: Â Songs by Edvard Grieg
Saturday on Stage: Verdi:Â LaÂ traviata with Anna Netrebko, Rolando Villazon and Thomas Hampson